What did you learn in 2018 – re or deskilled?
After a short break, we are back to the blog grind in 2019. As ever, we promise to give it our best every Sunday And we start on the 2018 individual learnings. Time to take stock – what did you learn at work last year? Did you acquire new skills (re-skilled); kept the status quo;… Continue reading
Job hopping and what it says about you
Learn to build a world you yearn for in the world that you inherited. To those individuals that job hop: serve a minimum of four years in a job. It’s not that difficult if your mind is programmed to view employment through a personal effectiveness than efficiency lens. Job hopping is indeed more of an… Continue reading
The curse of food and work
Are we eating and working ourselves to death? We eat food and die of food. We get a job and die of the job. We do too much work, and end up stressed and brain dead. We eat food and end up heavier than we need to be and ill. Yet, you can choose a… Continue reading
When birthdays become scary events – Series 1 of 2
Every first week of November, we celebrate two birthdays in the family – my birthday and that of my niece, Anaya Kirabo. Both birthdays are on extreme ends of the age continuum – Anaya has just made four, and I will turn fifty in just over three years. Those close to Anaya will want to… Continue reading
Employee performance optimisation – Series 1
Don’t all modern firms grapple with individual employee productivity issues? The modern firm wants to squeeze every bit of productivity out of its individual employee. Armed with an array of digital tools for email and calendar management, giant-sized cloud-based shared drives, collaborative tools like Trello and Evernote, and Virtual Private Network’s (VPNs), the modern firm… Continue reading
Are you an effective and efficient task manager?
Talk to any white-collar worker and their gripe list will read like: workload, chronically full email inbox, thin and stretched teams in departments, ‘monster’ bosses that never think about the welfare of their staff, working late and on weekends. It is true that the modern organisation will not stop churning out work to its employees. This… Continue reading
Apollo B. Gabazira is an Ugandan OD. junkie fascinated by matters that render organisations/individuals effective or not. He blogs on effective leadership and management. He is a devoted green-farmer and breeds the Ayrshire cow at Nakabugu, Luuka district, Uganda. Apollo is quite effective at what he chooses to do.